Friday, March 30, 2007

Roots Remembered on BBC Four

Roots Remembered Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the 1977 mini-series which attracted the highest global audience of the time, with 130 million viewers, educating a mass audience about the hidden history of slavery.

Including contributions  from original cast members Leslie Uggams (Kizzy) and LeVar Burton (Kunta Kinte), Lou Gossett Jr (Fiddler) and Ed Asner (Captain Davies). With other contributors including Kwame Kwei-Armah, David Lammy, Germaine Greer, Ozwald Boateng, Lemn Sissay, John Barnes, Ruby Turner and Danny John Jules. [S,SL]

Showing on BBC Four  (SKY 116) on Friday March 30th  at 00.50 and on Sunday April 1st at 11.50 PM


Source: BBC - BBC Four Listings - Programmes